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Want to Join a Task Force?

MDS is currently seeking interest forms for a new Task Force on Genetic Testing in Parkinson's Disease. The mandate of the Task Force is to convene a panel of international experts to review the current state of the field in Parkinson's disease clinical genetic testing, examine the ethical considerations important to genetic testing in Parkinson's disease, and propose recommendations to be published in Movement Disorders.

Please click on the link below if you are interested in serving on this Task Force. 

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Volunteer Opportunities 

MDS prides itself in having a strong foundation of dedicated volunteers who serve on Committees, Task Forces, Special Interest Groups and Study Groups. Each of these groups serves a special purpose in the Society. You can learn more about each group, and how to become a member, below.


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MDS Committees

Committees are permanent entities that that fulfill the clinical and scientific mission of the Society or run the business of the Society.

MDS Special Interest Groups (SIG)

Special Interest Groups serve as a forum for like-minded MDS members to discuss topics relevant to their focus area.

MDS Task Forces

Task Forces are appointed by the MDS President, with support from the Officers, to complete a specific mandate.

MDS Study Groups

Study Groups are groups of MDS members that seek to collaboratively study a specific aspect of movement disorders.


Want to Serve on a Committee?

Thank you for your interest in serving on an MDS Committee. Committee Interest form submissions are now closed. If you submitted an interest form, you will receive a response in July. The next Committee interest form submission cycle will open again in 2021.

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Special Interest Group?

Special Interest Groups are open to all MDS members.

Simply log in to the Members Only section of the MDS website, select "My Profile" and choose your area of interest under the "Professional" tab.

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